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the tea party and the future of the republican party. welcome to the "washington journal." guest: thanks for having me. i'm happy to be here. host: we've got an article here from the "christian science monitor" with the headline, "will the tea party compromise"" he writes, tea partiers may be more amenable to an agreement on tax revenues now that the electorate has signaled it doesn't especially like what the tea party has been up to. he goes on to say, if there's a mandate in yesterday's results, said speaker john boehner on yesterday, it's a mandate to find a way for us to work together. republicans, he said, are willing to accept new revenue under the right conditions to get a bipartisan agreement over the budget. your thoughts about what robert reich had to say and what the speaker is saying. guest: well, you know, i think that we need to find some common ground. obviously we're facing this fiscal cliff, so we have to find some common ground. everybody's talking about revenue, nobody's talking about cutting. that's really what we need to be focusing on, because you can tax people int
availability and, more importantly, what rates they are offering. so not only in washington, d.c. but in the region as a whole, we see that there are a lot of hotels that do have availability at this time. >> i have seen some hotels offering, one in particular an outrageous package that was $2.7 million. there is a limit people should consider on how much they should spend for this weekend, for this event since a lot of people think it's historic again. >> there are no limits. there are some historical things that happened years ago in terms of things which corporations did and citizens did, being in washington, d.c. for the first falling racial. some of the things that may seem outrage lust to us are deals for other people. we have been getting a lot of phone calls in terms the excitement but not only coming to washington but welcoming president obama for the next four years. we are anticipating the local, regional and national response but also hopefully an international response. >> are there any off bt beaten path places that people should consider for accommodations, inste
and that country's reaction to the reelection of president obama. "washington journal" next. host: good morning. live coverage of the president's remarks at arlington national cemetery. it was on this date in 1918 that hostilities ended in world war i. on this november 11, the country remembers those who lost their lives and paid the ultimate price varied at arlington national cemetery and other cemeteries around the country. for congress, it is a back to work week for the start of the lame-duck session including the ongoing debate over the fiscal cliff. grover norquist on the tax pledge will be one of the topics. we want to focus on whether you think the tax pledge is still relevant. give us a call. you can also join the conversation on our twitter page or send us an e-mail. let's begin with a look at some of the headlines. we are beginning with the front page of "the new york times." andpolitico has this story -- grover norquist is optimistic about the party being as strong as ever. he carries around copies of a map showing republican dominance all over the country. he insists the party is we
and direction of. and with colorado and washington is a huge geo on a drug prohibition that is how it will end in this country like alcohol prohibition. john: alcohol prohibition was repealed by individual states before the federal government? >> one dozen states by the end of the period. john: new york was three years. 104 -- 10 years and forstmann was up to the fed. >> states lived in open defiance than the federal government cannot enforce it the fast majority is that the state level there are not enough agents to go to every colorado pot smoker. >> gapped the same time goodie a was warning people listen, a federal laws are still enforced. but the shift to marriage equality maine, maryland. john: stay on marijuana. >> i am happy to stay on marijuana. [laughter] john: that does not mean they're not in trouble and the obama administration had more dispensaries. >> actually the clinton administrations started to raid merit -- medical marijuana dispensaries that became the goal. john: even after saying we would not. >> exactly. it is of major issue not about drug legalization but can the states
yesterday to vote in a libertarian and direction of. and with colorado and washington is a huge geo on a drug prohibition that is how it will end in this country like alcohol prohibition. john: alcohol prohibition was repealed by individual states before the federal government? >> one dozen states by the end of the period. john: new york was three years. 104 -- 10 years and forstmann was up to the fed. >> states lived in open defiance than the federal government cannot enforce it the fast majority is that the state level there are not enough agents to go to every colorado pot smoker. >> gapped the same time goodie a was warning people listen, a federal laws are still enforced. but the shift to marriage equality maine, maryland. john: stay on marijuana. >> i am happy to stay on marijuana. [laughter] john: that does not mean they're not in trouble and the obama administration had more dispensaries. >> actually the clinton administrations started to raid merit -- medical marijuana dispensaries that became the goal. john: even after saying we would not. >> exactly. it is of major issue
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charges. bob orr, cbs news, washington. >>> this veterans' day weekend there's some additional hope for the former military members. cbs 5 either anne makovec shows us the pioneering program that's getting amputees to excel and even the most rigorous physical challenges. >> reporter: veteran david lad was injured in iraq in 2006. >> can we just not go there? >> reporter: he doesn't want to talk about how he lost his leg but will talk about how he's felt since. >> i didn't understand what it is i could do anymore. >> reporter: with more distance and time under his belt, this vietnam vet shares his story. >> chopper came in, it was nighttime. i laid down and blew me up. >> reporter: returning from war without his legs was another battle. >> of course back then it was what it was. and it was kind of difficult to integrate in. i stayed a hermit for about five years, lived on the backside of a mountain. >> reporter: these guys are part of ucsf's brand new program, the first in the country for civilian amputee athletes. >> you can have a very expensive prosthesis but if you don't have the
, not a word we hear often in washington. if there is compromise to avoid this fiscal cliff, where does it come? john boehner indicated, revenue is possible, but we're not raising tax rates. where is there compromise? >> i think where there's going to be a compromise on taxes, this be would be a good thing on the economy, might exchange lower tax rates in return for a reduction in all the loopholes that as it is distort economic activity. so if boehner were able to achieve that kind of compromise, that's one that the republicans could be pleased with. the bush tax cuts are gone, they're expiring, and the president said that 250,000 below, he wants that extended, but for those making more than 250, will the bush tax cuts come to an end? >> i don't think so. i think actually the they won't come to an end because the democrats don't want major reduction in spending, if you hit the cliff, the spending would go down and politicians love to spend money. an extension of the bush tax cuts, less we're blessed by the relatively few, jeff baso, the late steve jobs, you want to remove the barriers to their
that music was dormant but this week the u.s. army band performed the symphony in washington giving the composer his first chance to hear the work he created seven decades ago. >> my name is harold van heuvelen and my age is 93. and i'm a veteran. of world war ii. in 1945, i was stationed in new orleans, louisiana. at the new orleans army air base and i was an instructor and the peace in europe had already been written in the april of that year. so they said we can do anything we want to. i decided to write a symphony. during those 70 years when it sat on the shelf i'd look at it every once in a while and think why isn't this being played? >> my brother and i came upon the bound copy of the symphony. i talked to the senator from michigan where my dad lives, senator levin wrote a letter to the defense department and the next thing we knew we had a letter back from the army secretary saying we would like to perform this symphony. ♪ >> i was kind of worried what i would see and i was so grateful when i opened the score and saw that this was a total piece of music, very sellable. very
formation. now, they share a $6,000 scholarship and they will head to washington d.c. for the national finals. and they will get a $100,000 scholarship. good luck to them. >> a very cold morning again. it is that time of year where the temperatures do start to drop. >> yes, it feels like a whole lot like winter. we have a gorgeous day in store. >> our temperatures are falling back into the 30s. i want to give you a shot. if you are headed up to the sierra, maybe you have a veteran's day holiday and you are looking at three days and now we are in the second. partly sunny skies. a lot of snow has fallen. reporting anywhere from a foot to a foot and a half. right next to it there, reported 6 inches in the last 24 hours. sunny sky assist in store for today. going to be chilly. 20s outside. and 40s into the rave noon. >>> here at home. 32. santa rosa. and low 40s. right around the bay. 37, redwood city and low 30s in palo alto and it is a couple of degrees cooler than yesterday morning. you mean going to show you all the way into next week. it can take until about friday when we see rain co
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